Northwest Houston Surgical Association

What is Bariatric Surgery?

What is bariatric surgery in Houston?Deciding to undergo weight loss surgery is a major, life-altering decision and there are many good options available. Your weight loss surgeon in Houston will help you determine the best decision for you, but the information here can give you a head start and help you prepare for your weight loss consultation in Houston, TX.

Below, you will find links to the various procedures we offer our patients depending on their needs and conditions. Please click below to read more information about gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch.

When you meet with any of the NHSA surgeons for a consultation about weight loss surgery in Houston or Cypress, TX, they will carefully consider what will help you attain the best possible outcome for you and your lifestyle. They will educate Houston and Cypress patients on post-bariatric surgery diet until they are convinced that they understand the risks and benefits of the weight loss option choosen. Request a consultation online or call our office at 713-426-2400 for more information about how you can take the steps toward improving your life.






If you’re ready to improve your life, request a consultation online or call our office at 713-426-2400 for more information.

Obalon Balloon System Surgery

The Obalon Balloon System helps facilitate weight loss by taking up space in your stomach so you eat less.

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Gastric Band

As one of the more popular procedures, LAP-BAND® surgery gives patients the ability to control their weight by allowing them to feel fuller, sooner.

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Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass is successful at helping patients achieve and maintain a healthier weight by using sectioning and malabsorptive techniques.

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Sleeve Gastrectomy

A sleeve gastrectomy procedure involves removing about 85% of the stomach and reshaping the remaining portion into a tube or sleeve.

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Duodenal Switch

The Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) is a popular procedure for small stomachs combining a lower form of restriction and a high level of malabsorption.

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